The Cool, Overly Elegant Solution

I checked into my flight online in Minneapolis and instead of printing my boarding pass I had it sent to my iPhone. From the received QR code (kind of like a square barcode) I could simply place my screen against a scanner to get through security, into the Crown Room, and onto the plane.


But necessary? Only minimally green and, thus far, not really a practical improvement over the paper boarding pass.

Beware of cool solutions that are just that cool but overkill.

Sometimes simpler really is better.

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